Virtual Training: Managing and the Law


Audience: Supervisors/Managers
Component II - DOP-Policy 18
Facilitator: Nicole Michaelis, M.A., M.P.A.
Contact Hours: 6 Hours

Please note that this is a blended class that includes out-of-class assignments, three live virtual training sessions, and online modules to process, practice, and reflect.  As such, you will need to adhere to the timelines provided so that you are prepared, and receive credit, for participation in the class.

Please enroll in and complete the short online module, How to Be Successful in a DOP-OHRD Virtual Class,​ prior to taking your first Virtual Training.

Course Description:

This program examines the legal implications of management with an emphasis on the special duties imposed on supervisors and managers in the public sector.

Participants will learn the principles that help reduce personal and organizational risk.  Not only will you have the opportunity to discuss equal opportunity in hiring and training practices, but also the obligation of managers and supervisors to create work environments that are gender, age, and disability-neutral.

In addition, the program examines the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Civil Rights Act, and numerous other laws and policies as they relate to personnel decisions.  The program is facilitated by OHRD staff and instructed by subject matter experts in several of the above mentioned topics.

Managing and the Law - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

​2021 1st Semester Sessions:
March 1 - April 9: Live Virtual Sessions:​
March 8, 10, & 12, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
May 3 - June 11: Live Virtual Sessions: May 10, 12, & 14, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Course Schedule and Requirements at a Glance*




Week 1

  • Complete out-of-class assignments

1 hour

Week 2

  • Complete out-of-class assignments
  • Attend three (3) Live Virtual Sessions (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday)

4 hours

Weeks 3-6

  • Complete online modules

1-1.5 hours

*More specific information including instructions, links, and detailed course assignments will be provided at the beginning of the course.